American women serving in Iraq are in such danger of being raped by male soldiers, military officers are telling them not to take showers or visit the bathroom without a female escort. [Salon]

Soda makers want you to believe that their diet-branded drinks belong in the "health and wellness" category. [NY Times]

Eva Longoria is one of thousands of soon-to-be brides who has picked 7/7/07 as her "lucky" wedding day. Not surprisingly, June 6, 2006 was a slow day for I-dos. [USA Today]